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Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.).

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

L. R. Hesler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0078
Abstract

This collection consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, typed accounts, and memorabilia from Hesler family during the years 1888-1970.

Dates: 1888-1970

Laura Thornburgh Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0195
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, articles, newsclippings, pamphlets, and books concerning author Laura Thornburgh and her book, The Great Smoky Mountains.

Dates: 1921-1960, undated

May Justus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3820
Abstract

This collection documents the life and work of May Justus and consists of correspondence to and from Justus, contracts, manuscripts, photographs, articles about her, and a bibliobiography thesis about her life and work.

Dates: 1925-1987

May Justus Papers

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Identifier: MS-1640
Abstract

This collection houses poetry, correspondence, and a decoupage made with tatted lace documenting the life and work of Tennessee author May Justus.

Dates: 1977-1989 August 25, undated

Oakley Family Memories of the Smoky Mountains

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Identifier: MS-3828
Abstract

This collection includes articles, images, videos, and personal writings pertaining to the Oakley family and the Smoky Mountains. Harvey Oakley (1918–2007), Wiley Oakley (1885–1954), and Rebecca Anne Ogle Oakley (1890–1980) are the main family members of focus.

Dates: 1974-1984, Unknown

Paul J. Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2306
Abstract

This collection, the Paul J. Adams Papers, 1921-2016, is composed of early notes and manuscripts, correspondence from Paul J. Adams to Mrs. Arnold C. Moore (Theodosia Sister Moore), and a couple of items concerning Paul J. Adams' influence on the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The collection includes copies of Adams' book Mt. LeConte and relates to Adams and his 50th Anniversary hike up Mount LeConte in July 1975.

Dates: 1921-2016

Philip and Ruth Ewald Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2093
Abstract

Philip and Ruth Ewald collected these newspapers, maps, and various proposals, reports, and recommendations documenting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The materials date from 1953 to 1984 and focus on a decision made in about 1965 to build a road on park land from Townsend to Bryson City. The collection also houses several drafts of a General Management Plan for the park and materials showing the discussion surrounding it.

Dates: 1953-1984

Prints of the Smokies

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Identifier: MS-3819
Abstract

This collection consists of 21 black and white pictures of the Great Smoky Mountains, various parks in Tennessee, trails, ducks, and fish. Many photographs include a description. The bulk of these photos look to be from the mid-1900s however no dates are given.

Dates: undated

Ralph M. Sargent Papers

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Identifier: MS-3812
Abstract

The collection consists of one folder with correspondence between Dr. Ralph M. Sargent and Carlos C. Campbell that mostly pertain to botany, nature, collaboration for Great Smoky Mountains Wildflowers, or personal correspondence.

Dates: 1967-1977

Ridley Wills Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3781
Abstract This collection consists of approximately 2800 postcards featuring the Great Smoky Mountains, East Tennessee and Western North Carolina from the 1910s to the 1990s. The cards depict a variety of scenes, including iconic natural features, distinctive architecture, general landscapes, and popular tourist destinations. The predominant focus of this collection is the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and surrounding areas including Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg and the images on the postcards...
Dates: 1910s-1990s

Robert Coe Photographs and Other Materials Regarding the Tennessee Valley Authority

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Identifier: MS-2070
Abstract

This collection houses a wealth of photographs that Robert Coe took of various TVA projects in the 1940s in addition to several graphs and maps.

Dates: 1932 October-1954 October 19 (bulk 1940s)

Rosemary Moorehead Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3510
Abstract This scrapbook consists of approximately 120 images, mostly photographs, showing the Pi Beta Phi Settlement School and its vicinity. Many of the photographs show people, including Eunice Weaver (director), William King (principal), teachers, students, Arrowcraft staff members, and Franklin D. Roosevelt in Gatlinburg. Many of the photographs depicting school buildings are accompanied by crayon drawings. Also included are a series of images of Mt. LeConte (one taken during a lunar...
Dates: 1936 November 7

Ruth Ewald Collection Regarding the Great Smoky Mountains

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3522
Abstract

This collection houses Smoky Mountains Hiking Club Handbooks, newsletters, pocket maps, and guides to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park assembled by Ruth Z. Ewald.

Dates: 1926-2009

Skeet Tallent Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3748
Abstract

The collection consists of two color photographs of campers in the Great Smoky Mountains, taken by the Knoxville photographer Skeet Tallent.

Dates: undated

Smoky Jack Print

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3866
Abstract

This collection consists of a print by artist Elizabeth Ellison of Smoky Jack, of Paul J. Adams' Smoky Jack: The Adventures of a Dog and His Master on Mount Le Conte, published by the University of Tennessee Press.

Dates: 2016 July

Smoky Mountains Hiking Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3936
Overview

This collection documents the activities of the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club from its inception in the 1920s through the 2010s. It includes materials such as correspondence, administrative files, photographs, handbooks, and more.

Dates: 1922-2019

Smoky Mountains Hiking Club Newsletters

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Identifier: MS-3888
Abstract

This collection consists of newsletters published by the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club between 1948 and 1979. It also includes two pamplets published by the Great Smoky Mountains Natural History Association, entitled Junglebrook Nature Trail and Cades Cove.

Dates: 1948-1979

Tap Roots Original Screenplay

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3854
Abstract This collection contains the original screenplay for the 1948 film Tap Roots, directed by George Marshall and starring actors Van Heflin, Susan Hayward, Boris Karloff, Julie London, and Whitfield Connor. The film is adapted from James H. Street's 1942 novel of the same name by screenwriters Alan LeMay and Lionel Wiggam. The film is set in Mississippi, and shot on location in the rural area near Gatlinburg, Tennessee and in the Great Smoky Mountains region of...
Dates: 1948

The Blossom Trail Guide

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2923
Abstract

This pamphlet titled The Blossom Trail was printed by the Eastern National Parks Association in 1930. It is an overview of several popular spots in North Carolina section of the Smoky Mountains and The Shenandoah Mountains in Virginia.

Dates: 1930